Trenton Times, The (Newspaper) - September 12, 1890, Trenton, New Jersey
VOL. VIll. NO. i 4. I'KENTON, FKIDAY AFTKKNOON, BKPrKMBKU 12, 1890. TWO CKN'i'B A JEALOUS MAN'S DEED. He Shot His I ruant Wife and Killed Himself. IT WAS ALL ACCOUNT OF "JACK" But Who 'Hint loung Man Ii to He of a irifjlltful Tragedy Upon the Stnet at buud lilid Uuutl Ntw Sc.pt 12 Carrie Lanz, a comely young Gtriuuu girl, who boarded with a Mii Hamburg on the flrst floor of the tenement house No 11 btautou stroot, murdered night In Irout of her home by a man supposed to b-a pamed Ronenblut or Rosenberg who claimed to be her husband and fired the fatal shot because the gn 1 to live with him Wheu the woman fell the murderer put the pistol to his own head and fired killing himself Instantly The wom- an was unconscious conveyed to Gouverneur hospital, but In her delirious condition she told rambling stories of the Cdinea which led to the crime. Her Admirer Wa. "Jack." irom these Btoritst and from informa- tion gleaned In the neighborhood of the tragedy, It appears that the girl had lived with the Hamburg family for the past mouth, and was in Kolb's res taurant on Pearl street, near Wall She !old Mrs Hamburg that she was single and had an admirer, whom she spoke of affectionately as who worked In a grocery store In Tnto young man she Bald was going to mairy her ID a year or so About 7 o clock last night one of the Hamburg children came in from the street and told Carrie that a man wanted to see her on the stoop fahe went out, met the man the two eonveised In low tones While no one could hear what the man said, the girl's answers after a time became loud enough to lead those who stood near her to believe that he was beseeching her to go somewhere with him She tta. HU Wife, He Raid. Pretty soon the girl went to a neighbor- Ing store, tilling the man she would be back in a few minutes. While she awaj the stranger turned to a young man named Andrew Biswunger, a bartender, who was waiting for Oscar Hamburg, and said "That woman Is my wife Don't you think she treats me Bifiwanger said, "Perhaps she IIFW cause for it "Cause1" replied the man angrily I niairltd herjhe years ago in anil on we came Co Brooklyn, wnere our child born A j ear ago I discov- ered_that she was untrue to me, nnd I her, but subsequently went back to live with her lour weeks ago she left me There n a joang grocery clerk who Is turn ing the girl's brain and I'm trymgtoshow her the folh of her At this juncture the girl came back and the man said to her, "Well have you mode lip ynnr mfml to return to ynnr nhiMJ" Quick Work a Revolver. Not unless I can get an officer to accom pany us replied the girl, sharpfy "I don't care for officers said he, "and I'll show j ou that I don t fear them Then he pulled a and before the girl could turn awaj he fired, the ball entering her left breast penetrating a lung She fell unconscious upon the sidewalk 1 he frantic mtTiflhea afmcfflne weapon at who dodged into the hall- way Just as the man turned the weapon on himself and pierced his brain nith a bullet, killing him instantly Policeman Hunter heard the shots two blocks away and came hurrying to the scene Pushing his way through the crowd he saw the woman and the man lying pros- trate on the walk The man, he saw at once, was dead, but a spark of life still lingered in the woman An ambulance was summoned and bore the girl away She died at 9 30 o clock last night Her Conflicting Storiet, The dead man was about 36 years old, 5 feet 7 inches In height, of light complex- ion and had a light mustache He wore a Scotch tweed suit white shirt, necktie and gaiters 1 he flrst joint of each of three fingers on his left hand are missing In his pockets were two handkerchiefs, a hairbrush, a brass chain, with a bunch of keys attached, and il 31 At the restaurant it was learned that the girl had given up hi-r pQRitfnn snyinif she WHS gnlryj to IM married next week, while to Mrs Hamburg she said that she had taken a place uptown, where she was to act as maid to an actions. She was an intelligent girl, and spent all her spare time stndying for the purpose of perfecting herself in the English language three Men Killed. DUBI QUE, la Sept 12 Wednesday evening Matt agner, NIC Stelnmetz and Peter Maas left this city for the purpose of seeking work at Menomlnee, a few miles south ol East Dubuaue Thursday mnrn- ing their dead bodies were found about about four miles down the track and lying close to it I he supposition Is that they were struck by an Illinois Cenirnl train They were under the influence of liquor when they stalled on their fatal journey Defrauded an Insurance Company. CHARLESTON, S C, Sept 13 corpse trust case similar to that pt the celebrated Bend" case haa to light here In the arrest of Siatt Belthern, an ex agent of the Home of the Friendly Insurance sonety, of Baltimore Gelthern "has defrauded the urjmpany toy uf fraudulent claimi and forged medical cer tificates Charlotte A .Miles had been re ported as dead and the money collected on her policy Charlotte is itill alive Prosecuted for Sunday Tsewapaitei Selling. WATUHIUHI, Conn Sc pt ID case of the state vs The Sunday Herald was heard in the police court yesterday, but Judae Draditreot will it mr> i n rind A oktmm of tartar biking powder. Klrh tut of nil In TJ. 8. dot- slon lor a WLCK couuBei lor me Mernld gave notice that if a com iction V.OH found they would cause the arrest of every per BOD selling New i ork papers ou the streets of Waterbury on Sunday Seals Are St arce BAN FRANUSCO Sept crew of the sealing schooner Triumph openly boast of having done all their sealing in Behring sea but admit that the poachers shared the same bad luck complained of bytheNoith American Commercial com puny, seals being remarkablj scarce Fifty CenU on tlm Dollar BUFFALO N Y Sept 13 Hie lumbei firm of E. B Holmes which failed a week ago, haa effected a 'settlement with creditors on a basis of fifty cents ou the Hollar in_notes in six, twelve, eighteen and twenty months and thfl balance in stock KIDNAPED BY PINKERTON3 Alleged Train Wreckers Brought Bank from Canada. ALBAM, Sept U true story of the _arrest of the twu men Grain ni'l Hnctt the alleged wreckers, la as follows Pinker ton had followed the men for two days, and on Wednesday afternoon tracked the Canada hue They were not quick enough, however to keep them from getting across the river The men went to jrnt across the river from Ogdensburg, N Y and there they met a friend One of the men had a heavy beard, and he went into a barber shop to get it shaved off While they were there three armed men entered the shop, closed the door and said "We are Pmkerton men and we want you The men saw escape was impossible and went with the deteunes to the boat 1 he) were taken across to Ogdeusburg, be ing virtually kidnaped and from there were taken down on the Home atcrtown and Ogdensburg to L Uca The men are at some way station as the} not arrived in Iroj or Albany They Mill Prute an Alibi AIDAVY, Sept 12 and Buett, the prisoners reported arrested for complicity In the of the Montreal express have not yet arrhed here and no one seems to know where the) are William J Lud- den, of Troy, who Is counsel for several of the accused men, claims that the railroad has got the wrong people He denies the rumors tl.at Reed Kiernan and Cordial "squealed He sajs he will not ap ply for bail for his clients until Saturdaj Ihe defense will be m the nature of an at- tempt to establish an alibi It has, already been stated by the prisoners' fnends that Kiernan and his wife were at the gate of -Master Workman Leo's house at the time the train was wrecked, and it has also been claimed that Reed was seen at the same boar by a man-named Shaver on me Ul Sett" bush bridge To Kidnap Blch Children for Hansom Cm Mo Sept auda- cious plan whirh f (tip whole- sale kidnaping of children for ransom, was revealed when the grand jury found a true bill for that offense against rienry C W keeps a feed and liver) stable The plan was to kidnap the children of wealthy parents, conduct them to a secret place In some distant state, and keep them there until their ransoms should be paid Wilson took for an accomplice the coach man of Mrs Jeff Duulap a wealth) widow living on Vcijee street Mis Dunlap's 3 year old bo) was to have been the first victim The plan was all laid to kidnap the Dunlap boy, when the coachman weak .and confessed When Wilson went to the vicinity of Mrs Dunlap's residence last Saturday to carry out the flrst part of his plan an officer placed him under ar rest Strange Contest a Will. Maw UME Sept 12-Dr F J who is at the head of the Humane society's work at Oshkosh is in the cit) to secure legal adv ice upon a peculiar point A few days ago Mr Marshall Harris a former president of the Humane society and a rer) wealthy citizen of Oshkosh, died He was the owner for many years of a fine family horse that was a pet and is a good healthy animal notwithstanding its age In his will Mr Harris says, that inside of fort) eight hours after his death the horse is to be taken out and shot this strange and apparentl) illegal stipulation being inserted in the document because he al- feared that after his death the horse would not be treated well in his old age Dr has thus far prevented the strange request from being carried out, jind tn qpp if thp low r-nnrxjt rvo the animal's life Over uu American Flag. f01 ONTO Out, Sept 12 Gray, who is brigade major of the Canadian militia, on Tuesday ordered to be taken down a handsome United States flag which was flu1 tcnng from one end of the grand stand at the industrial exhibition The act was greeted with mingled cheers and hisses Manager Hill, of the exhibition, ordered the flag put back, and Wednesday morn- ing Old Glory" was again m plnr-n AJqj Gra) angrily ordered the flag of an alien people" to be torn from the flag staff This Manager Hill refused to do saying It was only a graceful compliment to the people, who every year visit the exhibition In large numbers The board of directors will passupon the question A Illg Salt Settled BKAMOKD, Pa, Sent, Logan. Finery and WpRver-sultflgamst the sylviima Railroad company has been settled When court convened the plain- tiffs' counsel informed the court that they Irad upon a settlement and the case wus dismissed The basis of the settle- ment is not made public Both sides cJaun victory The suit has been pend- ing three and was for dam- ages for discrimination on freight rates A Mnrder Near Pottstown READING, Pa Sept 12 body of an unknown man was found on the Reading railroad premises near Pottstown with a -hole bis hold- 'Fhcio is a supposition that he was murdered and a stranger named Frank Kelley, of Phila- delphia, was locked up The authorities suspect that he knows something of the man's death When he was last seen alive Kelley was with him The prisoner re fuses to talk Depew to the NEW YORK, Sept committee of five of the ex employes of the New York Central railroad who went out on strike called on President Chauncey M Depew at his office at the Grand Central depot Mr Depew refused to reopen the issues of the strike, stating that the strike was over and that there wag nothing left for them to do lie also Vice President Webb's action had boon indorsed by the directors and there was nothing left to settle As the warm weather approaches the nat- ural cravings of humanity call for Bomethlni ooollnf to drink. Hlrei' Root Boor Is a most delicious Article A 2B cent package will en- able any one to make five gallons WMH PISTOL AND ROPE. Father and Daughter Both De- sired to Die. HOBOKrVS FKIOHIFUL HORROR. Ail Iruaiie Olrl Hangs Uertielf and Her Fond Father Overcome with Grief, Also "I Will Join Her In Death He Huld HosoKrS V J Sept A demented young woman committed auitldc in boken yesterday Her aged father was so shocked that he shot himself in the head, and the wound is fatal The unfortunate woman was Laura Horn. She was 31 )ears old Her father r redenck Horn, Is 08 They lived at No 130 Fifth street that city Three years ago she betrayed signs of meutal derangement, and they became so pronounced that she removed tan lunatic asylum Her Father Very Uappy There were evidences of improvement in her condition recently and her elated fttthei ileUdwl to take- lier to Europe, be- lieving a change would be beneficial and ifshe did not mend to consult experts on the other side of the Atlantic She was brought home from the asylum ten daj s ago and she and her father were to have sailed yesterday on the steamer Columbia, of the Hamburg line The happy father, to cheer and encouiage his daughter during the time that she was seemingly rational talked jubilantly of their trip and the good that would accrue The family remained up till almost mid- night on Wednesday chatting about the trip Her Room as Vacant The )oung woman seemed to be the hap- .plsst of. ike group over the anticipated pleasures that were pictured by her father, mother and brother The famil) had been vigilant, and closely watched Laura, as she strajed away from home several ago during the excitemeut over a flre In a neighboring factory Her father arose about 1 30 and glanced into his daughter's room, adjoining his The room was vacant and the bed had not been disturbed He Tottered to Hl> Room. The house was thoroughly sean bed by the alarmed family, who at first thought the unfortunate woman had again strayed away A visit to the yard was suggested By the dim light of a lamp a ghastly spec- tacle was presented Dangling from a rope fastened to the beam of an outhouse was the lifeless bod) of a woman A phy siciau was called exxtieet-fatuWSe cured a knife, ered the rope and tenderly laid his daughter on the ground He kissed and caressed the inanimate form and ap pealed to her to speak He evidently thought that they bad reached the woman In time to resuscitate her Then realizing that she was dead he ouddonly sprang to Lia fewl, with a flied stare at her lifeless body for a mo- ment, and then like a dazed man reeled and tottered to his room Joined Her In Death A second later his wife was shocked by the report of a pistol She, with several neighbors w ho had been attracted by the grief of the stricken family, hastened to the room of the father of the suicide He was lying on the floor and blood poured from a wound back of the right eye The revolver was still clutched m his hand, as if he intended using it again, but his arm was powerless He was then semi conscious and cried repeatedly "Laural Mj poor here is she? I-will join-ber An Unfortunate Family. Dr Heifer ordered the removal of the father to the hospital He was convinced, after a careful examination, that the wound is mortal The dead body of the daughter was eyed to the morgue The Horn family have been extremely unfortunate, and it is said that the whole family have been more or less affected with insanity Mrs Horn, who is an old woman, was for several days an inmate of St Mary s hos- pital, and on Wednesday last returned home from that institution Ihe sisters at the hospital could not induce her to take nourishment she having been without food for several days W hen she learned of her daughter s death She acted like an Insane woman, and it is feared will have to be placed in an institution The son, Otto, has also acted strangely for some time The Horn famil) came from Germany sev eral years ago, and previous to June 1, re- sided on Park avenue, Hoboken A Connecticut Fend Ended. NEW MILFORD, Conn Sept 13 long, bitter and singularly foolish conten tion in and out of court between persons of the same name and blood what has been notorious throughout this part of Conneoti cat for years as the Knowles family feud has culminated at the village of Lanes- vllle, near here, in the murder of John Jav Waters who was in no way related to the parties in the feud Waters w as shot dead by George Knowles, ,a son of Daviff Knowles one of the principals in the feud, while making a sortie in a party headed b) Ja) Knowles, brother of the doctor and the o'her priuci pal in the feud, upon an old white farm house on the Knowles estate the owner ship of, which was disputed by the brothers and which: Was jointly tfcTJOpIed Uy their families under a state of mutual siege The members of both families were ar rested and all brought to Milford and lodged in the lockup The chief re sponslbility in public opinion rests upon Dr Knowles, his son George, who is only about 21 years of age, being ignorant and stupid, if not underwitted The doctor so Jay Knowles testifies, came to the house about 7 o'clock Wednesday evening and handed to George the big revolver with which Waters was shot 'I carried this revolver four years in the Jay declares he heard the doctor remark _ "Take_ it, George, aud defend your mother and this house" The poor ignoramus blindly obeyed his father, and today he is a murderer Election NEniORT, R I, Sept U The count ol the ballots nns completed at 410 in the morning ThomnsCoggeshall, Republican, is elected major by 108 majority The Re publicans also elect five out of six aldor men, ten out of fifteen councilmen and three out of four s( hool committeemen There is no election for one councilman The proposition to expend (KX) for a new engine house was carried by over 800 ma jority Mlnorvn DoftMitn I irla NFW YOKK, bept a hard gale and the heaviest sea that has been seen in Long Island sound for )ears the cutter Minerva defeated the Lirls, and won the scries oj match races George N. 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